Seeing the world in Greek

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Stephen Hughes
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Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 10th, 2015, 3:54 am

If you would like to share with others the way you see things in Greek, you could join me in this thread.

Some words are suitable to be processed visually.
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 10th, 2015, 4:42 am

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  1. The frisbee had just left his hand when I took this picture.
  2. The raised and sheltered platform next to the gate was both cool and convenient.
  3. A dash to the small structure near the house as the storm had just broken.
  4. The cooks quarters are at the far side in the shadows.
  5. Great to get some cool refreshment into you on a hot day.
  6. Beautiful co-ordination.
  7. Leaning forward into the catch.
  8. People who come here want their hands clean and their faces looking the best.
  9. A good teacher with well-prepared pictures and work-sheets.
  10. A great intercept. I'm left with my hand outstretched ready to catch. (ἁπλοῦν τὴν χεῖρά μου)
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 11th, 2015, 1:44 am

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  1. A board for cleaning fish near an open-air market
  2. Laid out for sale
  3. Taken from the rocks and kept alive for sale
  4. Breathing
  5. Garnished with salt pepper and chilli
  6. On ice
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 11th, 2015, 1:53 am

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  1. Warming brightness, but the trees have not yet sprouted many leaves
  2. I almost fell over backwards trying to see it all
  3. A southerly breeze
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 11th, 2015, 1:56 am

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  1. Round and round
  2. Renovations underway inside
  3. No longer in use
  4. The glass needs cleaning
  5. Forgotten
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 14th, 2015, 5:20 am

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  1. Slowly moving towards me
  2. No wind
  3. Locked
  4. HMAS Otway (S 59)
  5. Path under the wires
  6. Red lights in the sky, red lights on the cars, red lights on the building, red lights controlling the traffic
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 14th, 2015, 5:23 am

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  1. Exercise area
  2. Spring
  3. Before pruning
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 14th, 2015, 6:20 am

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  1. Nowhere to go
  2. Centrifugal gravitation (no frog wants to be in the centre)
  3. Slimy
  4. What floor is the fish swimming on?
  5. Watching passers by.
  6. Waiting to be fed
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 14th, 2015, 6:30 am

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  1. Fragrant
  2. Quite different flavours
  3. Same BBQ
  4. Late-night snack
  5. Set menu
  6. Cooked in rice alcohol
  7. Customers do the second stage of the cooking
  8. On ice
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 14th, 2015, 5:06 pm

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  1. Ready
  2. Go!
  3. Ceremony in the park
  4. Who needs air conditioning
  5. Just sitting around
  6. Black and white
  7. You know when it's spring
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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